Meet Your Doula
I believe every family deserves to feel empowered and supported when taking care of their new baby. I would love to help your family with postpartum doula care!
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How I Became A Postpartum Doula
Hi my name is Rachel and I am a postpartum doula in Colorado, where I serve clients in Denver and Arapahoe Counties. I took the CAPPA postpartum doula training and am currently working on certification. I wanted to become a postpartum doula so I can support families during the transformation and healing journey that comes after birth. As a postpartum doula, I am passionate about helping babies and families have the upmost success at the start of their journey. I am determined to help families through this new beginning feel empowered and excited moving forward. Before I became a doula, I originally received a Masters in Social Work in 2016, and I started working as a therapist for youth and families. I have always grown up wanting to support people through life’s challenges and help them recognize their resilience. Thus, social work became a great passion of mine. In 2017, I realized doula work was my true calling when my friend gave birth to her son. I helped her recover and greatly enjoyed providing her with support during her postpartum period. Her family was not able to come to her aid, so I stepped in to help with household tasks, cooking, laundry, breastfeeding support, watching her son while she rested, comforting her throughout her cesarean recovery, and offering a shoulder to cry on when she felt overwhelmed. I loved providing her with care and I became aware of the importance of postpartum recovery. My passion is to assist families in becoming a successful unit and help individuals find their strength. After my friend gave birth, I was made aware that doula support encompasses this important healing and that postpartum care is how I wanted to help families feel empowered.
After bringing home a newborn, or multiple new borns, mothers and partners can feel overwhelmed, worried, happy, isolated, anxious, exhausted, confused, self-critical, in complete bliss, depressed, or overjoyed. These feelings, and having to adjust to a new way of life, can bring both happiness and struggle. This is such a quintessential time for mothers, partners, and babies to go through great physical and emotional transformation. Thus, as a doula I can support families at the start of their new beginning and help them not experience as much struggle or exhaustion after birth. Following birth, a family should receive supportive care, resources, and the tools to start their new life excited and prepared for the journey ahead. I would love to help your family during this amazing time and provide you the postpartum care you deserve.
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